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Joost Luiten took his sixth career title, rallying past Chris  Wood Sunday on the last day of the NBO Oman Open.

Luiten fired a final-round 68 to finish 16-under, two strokes ahead of Wood.

France’s Julien Guerrier was third at 13-under.

Luiten won for the first time since 2016 and moved into the top 10 of the early-season Race to Dubai rankings.

“This…

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Bubba Watson took a brief trip away from the Genesis Open Friday to play a friendly pickup game of basketball.

At the Staples Center. During the NBA’s All-Star Weekend.

Apparently loosened up by his laughable collision with Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady’s blocked shot, Watson returned to golf on Saturday in some of his best form of the past three yeares.

He…

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Expect a photo finish on Sunday at the inaugural NBO Oman Open where three players shared a portion of the lead through 54 holes.

France’s Julien Guerrier, The Netherlands’ Joost Luiten and England’s Matthew Southgate are all locked in at 12-under entering Sunday’s final round

Two players are within two shots of the lead: England’s Chris Wood is alone in fourth…

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Patrick Cantlay made it two straight days atop the leaderboard at the Genesis Open, joined there by Graeme McDowell at 7-under through 36 holes.

McDowell is in pursuit of his first pro win since the took the OHL Classic at Mayakoba in November 2015.  He won eight tournaments including the 2010 US Open between 2010-2015 but none since.

Cantlay finished his…

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France’s Matthieu Pavon, who has played the Muscat course at the NBO Oman Open five times on the Challenge Tour, fired a second-round 65 to reach 11-under and lead the European Tour event by two strokes at the end of 36 holes on Friday.

He leads England’s Matthew Southgate by two strokes.

“It’s a lot of good memories that help,” Pavon  said….

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Patrick Cantlay and Tony Finau each shot a 5-under 66 to lead the Genesis Open by one stroke on Thursday.

Most eyes at Riviera were focused on Tiger Woods as he continues his comeback. Returning to play at the course in his hometown, Woods shot a 1-over 72.

“I’m not that far off to really putting some good numbers out there,”…

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